Panel Recommends 15% Cut In CO2 Emissions

Law360, New York (April 19, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A bipartisan group of energy experts proposed a series of policy recommendations Thursday that would reduce carbon dioxide emissions in the United States by 15%.

In a letter to President George W. Bush and Congress, the National Commission on Energy Policy recommended that the United States address global climate change by implementing a cap-and-trade program, increasing fuel economy standards for automobiles and developing advanced coal technologies, among numerous other things.

“The science is clear on the importance and value of serious steps to reduce emissions of...
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